Frequently Asked Questions

Find out about some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about private charter flights.

You will be chartering, or renting, the entire aircraft rather than just paying the fare for one seat like you would on a commercial airline. The cost of the charter trip is the same whether there is just one person or ten people in your party. The price of your charter flight is dependent on the type of aircraft and its hourly flight rate, and the departure and arrival airports, which determine the time required to fly your trip. Macair provides an estimate for the time that’s required to fly your trip and provide a firm quote to you when reserve your charter flight.
Departure and arrival airports or locations; Departure and arrival dates and preferred time; Passenger names; Any oversized or excess luggage; Any special requests or requirements.
All charter trips require prepayment via a wire transfer, credit card or check prior to departure.
Yes. If you need to cancel your charter flight within 72 hours of the scheduled departure, then you will incur fees. We will make you aware of the details of our cancellation policy prior to your booking, and you will receive a copy of it with your trip confirmation.
The same that commercial airlines require. Passports for international trips and drivers’ licenses for domestic trips.
It depends on the aircraft that best suits your trip and what you decide to book. Most light charter aircrafts can accommodate up to 6 passengers, while mid aircraft charters carry up to 10 passengers. Heavy jets typically hold up to 18 passengers.
One of the best features of private air charter is the ability to book your flight as close as the day of travel, or make changes to your existing flight, even at the last minute. Our 24/7 team can get you a quote immediately, and can typically have your flight scheduled the day of booking. Customer service is our mantra, and getting your charter trip created swiftly and accurately is our priority. Of course, you can always book weeks or months in advance.
An empty leg, also known as a transit aircraft special, is a one-way trip that the aircraft makes without having scheduled passengers onboard, such as when the aircraft must return to its base after a trip. Empty legs can be booked at a lower cost, but they do not offer the same flexibility as a regular charter trip that is based on your scheduling requirements.

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